The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

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“Set in Germany during the Second World War, life is seen through the eyes of Liesel, who at 9 years old finds solace in books to help her deal with all the loss war will bring. She is a sparkling heroine.” Ann

ISBN 9781909531611

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“Set in Germany during the Second World War, life is seen through the eyes of Liesel, who at 9 years old finds solace in books to help her deal with all the loss war will bring. She is a sparkling heroine.” Ann

In Nazi Germany, the country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier – and will become busier still.

By her brother’s graveside, Liesel’s life is changed forever when she picks up a single object, abandoned in the snow. It is The Gravedigger’s Handbook, and this is her first act of book thievery. So begins Liesel’s love affair with books and words, and soon she is stealing from Nazi book-burnings, the mayor’s wife’s library… wherever there are books to be found. But these are dangerous times, and when Liesel’s foster family hides a Jew in their basement, nothing will ever be the same again.

In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity, award-winning author Markus Zusak has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time.

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Weight 0.5 kg
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